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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Cedar County
[Data based on a sample. For information on confidentiality protection, sampling error, nonsampling error, and definitions, see text]

Subject Number Percent Subject Number Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT       NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH    
     Population 3 years and over            Total poplulation 18,187 100.0
      enrolled in school 4,574 100.0   Native 18,059 99.3
Nursery school, preschool 339 7.4       Born in United States 18,003 99.0
Kindergarten 190 4.2           State of residence 15,094 83.0
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 2,153 47.1           Different state 2,909 16.0
High school (grades 9-12) 1,206 26.4       Born outside United States 56 0.3
College or graduate school 686 15.0   Foreign born 128 0.7
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 39 0.2
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 80 0.4
  Population 25 years and over 12,291 100.0       Not a citizen 48 0.3
Less than 9th grade 580 4.7        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 927 7.5   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 5,152 41.9     Total (excluding born at sea) 128 100.0
Some college, no degree 2,682 21.8   Europe 41 32.0
Associate degree 952 7.7   Asia 49 38.3
Bachelor's degree 1,555 12.7   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 443 3.6   Oceania 4 3.1
        Latin America 22 17.2
Percent high school graduate or higher 87.7 (X)   Northern America 12 9.4
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 16.3 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 17,088 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 14,515 100.0   English only 16,550 96.9
Never married 2,852 19.6   Language other than English 538 3.1
Now married, except separated 9,187 63.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 173 1.0
Separated 89 0.6   Spanish 265 1.6
Widowed 1,111 7.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 114 0.7
 Female 914 6.3   Other Indo-European languages 233 1.4
Divorced 1,276 8.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 47 0.3
 Female 639 4.4   Asian and Pacific Island languages 38 0.2
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 10 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 18,187 100.0
           under 18 years 126 100.0     Total ancestries reported 18,818 103.5
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 70 55.6   Arab 28 0.2
        Czech¹ 676 3.7
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 280 1.5
          Civilian population 18 years and over 13,584 100.0   Dutch 472 2.6
Civilian veterans 1,941 14.3   English 1,609 8.8
        French (except Basque)¹ 340 1.9
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 65 0.4
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 8,075 44.4
     Population 5 to 20 years 4,111 100.0   Greek 45 0.2
With a disability 310 7.5   Hungarian 19 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 10,005 100.0   Irish¹ 2,458 13.5
With a disability 1,180 11.8   Italian 274 1.5
 Percent employed 66.6 (X)   Lithuanian 2 0.0
No disability 8,825 88.2   Norwegian 528 2.9
 Percent employed 86.8 (X)   Polish 181 1.0
     Population 65 years and over 2,700 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 1,099 40.7   Russian 30 0.2
        Scotch-Irish 325 1.8
        Scottish 310 1.7
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 11 0.1
  Population 5 years and over 17,088 100.0   Subsaharan African 4 0.0
Same house in 1995 10,399 60.9   Swedish 349 1.9
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 6,645 38.9   Swiss 40 0.2
 Same county 3,153 18.5   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 3,492 20.4   United States or American 1,426 7.8
  Same state 2,690 15.7   Welsh 117 0.6
  Different state 802 4.7   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 44 0.3   Other ancestries 1,154 6.3
 
Date: July 7, 2006
 
-Represent zero or rounds to zero.    (X) Not applicable.
¹ The data represent a combination of two ancestries shown separately in Summary File 3. Czech includes Czechoslovakian. French includes Alsatian. French Canadian includes Acadian/Cajun. Irish includes Celtic.
Source: U.S. Bureau of the Census, Census 2000.

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